The table below looks at the statistics for SAP PP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SAP PP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SAP Production Planning (PP)
Rank 564 547 513
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -34
Contract jobs citing SAP PP 54 39 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.074% 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.12% 0.84% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 17
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£525 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £464 £500
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4823 4663 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 8.87% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2792 2511 2730
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 80 100
Average hourly rate £27.42 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.28% -45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.80 £45.00 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.22% -35.71%

SAP PP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

SAP PP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SAP PP Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SAP PP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SAP PP within the UK.

SAP PP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SAP PP
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SAP PP within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -12 41 £525 +16.66% 8
West Midlands -9 9 - -
London -17 4 £500 +11.11% 1
South East -20 3 £525 +22.80% 3
North East - 3 - - 3
North West - 3 £650 -
Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
Middlesbrough - 3 £525 -
Coventry - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
Surrey - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £375 -
City of London +22 1 £300 - 1
Midlands -1 1 - - 1
Durham - 1 - - 1
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
York - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Slough - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
South West - - - -

SAP PP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP.

1 126 (100.00%) SAP
2 54 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 21 (16.67%) SAP MM
4 16 (12.70%) SAP Implementation
5 13 (10.32%) SAP APO
6 12 (9.52%) SAP QM
7 11 (8.73%) SAP SD
8 9 (7.14%) SAP PM
8 9 (7.14%) Migration
8 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.35%) German Language
10 7 (5.56%) Automotive
10 7 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (5.56%) Logistics
11 6 (4.76%) SAP PP-PI
11 6 (4.76%) Finance
11 6 (4.76%) SAP PS
12 5 (3.97%) SAP Certification
13 4 (3.17%) ABAP
13 4 (3.17%) SAP WM
13 4 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (3.17%) SAP FI
13 4 (3.17%) Integration Testing
13 4 (3.17%) QA
13 4 (3.17%) Data Cleansing
13 4 (3.17%) Data Mapping
13 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
14 3 (2.38%) User Experience
14 3 (2.38%) SAP EWM
14 3 (2.38%) Procure-to-pay

SAP PP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing SAP PP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SAP PP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.79%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Project
1 3 (2.38%) MS Office
2 2 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (16.67%) SAP MM
2 13 (10.32%) SAP APO
3 12 (9.52%) SAP QM
4 11 (8.73%) SAP SD
5 9 (7.14%) SAP PM
6 6 (4.76%) SAP PS
6 6 (4.76%) SAP PP-PI
7 4 (3.17%) SAP WM
7 4 (3.17%) SAP FI
8 3 (2.38%) SAP EWM
8 3 (2.38%) Teamcenter
8 3 (2.38%) SAP CO
9 2 (1.59%) SAP ERP
9 2 (1.59%) SAP LE
9 2 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
10 1 (0.79%) SAP HR
10 1 (0.79%) SAP CS
10 1 (0.79%) SAP EHS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) LSMW
General
1 54 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.35%) German Language
3 7 (5.56%) Automotive
3 7 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (4.76%) Finance
5 2 (1.59%) Romanian Language
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (70.63%) Consultant
1 89 (70.63%) SAP Consultant
2 71 (56.35%) SAP PP Consultant
3 9 (7.14%) SAP PM Consultant
4 8 (6.35%) SAP QM Consultant
4 8 (6.35%) Analyst
5 7 (5.56%) Trainer
5 7 (5.56%) SAP Trainer
5 7 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 6 (4.76%) SAP MM Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) SAP Functional Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) SAP P2P Consultant
8 3 (2.38%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (2.38%) SAP Data Analyst
8 3 (2.38%) SAP Functional Analyst
8 3 (2.38%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.38%) SAP WM Consultant
8 3 (2.38%) Test Analyst
9 2 (1.59%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) EDI
1 1 (0.79%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.79%) Life Science
2 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.70%) SAP Implementation
2 9 (7.14%) Migration
2 9 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 7 (5.56%) Logistics
4 4 (3.17%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (3.17%) Integration Testing
4 4 (3.17%) Data Mapping
4 4 (3.17%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
5 3 (2.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (2.38%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (2.38%) ERP
5 3 (2.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (1.59%) Project Planning
6 2 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.59%) Validation
6 2 (1.59%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (1.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (1.59%) Demand Management
7 1 (0.79%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.59%) JDA
2 2 (1.59%) Siemens
3 1 (0.79%) Primavera
3 1 (0.79%) datango
3 1 (0.79%) Progress
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 a day
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